Degree Programs

Business

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Accounting for those seeking new employment or promotion in a current role. Accountants are instrumental in determining a company’s financial standing, making accounting a key function to the success of any organization; this is why accounting positions are in high demand in today’s market.

SUNY Adirondack is excited to offer an associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Agricultural Business. This degree program prepares students for leadership roles in the field of farm and food systems. 

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Science (AS) degree in Business Administration that parallels the first half of a bachelor’s degree and is specifically designed for transfer to a 4-year institution. Business Administration focuses on the management of all business operations and the critical decision making required for success in today’s fast-paced work environment.

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Applied Associate in Science (AAS) in Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship (MM&E), as well as a one-year professional certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business. These programs offer students the core skills required to succeed in today’s fast-paced, global-connected business environment.

 

Creative & Performing Arts

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Arts (AA) degree in Creative Writing specifically geared toward transfer to a bachelor’s degree.  Since creative writers both create content and critique the work of others, they are highly sought after in many positions across all industries and regions.

SUNY Adirondack offers an A.S. degree in Fine Arts. Students will have the opportunity to study areas such as drawing, painting, two- and three-dimensional design, graphic arts, photography and art history. This is a program designed for transfer to a four-year college.

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Applied Associate in Science (AAS) in Media Arts. Media Arts applies new technologies and channels to produce video, print, audio and other forms of digital media. Media artists are sought after throughout various industries due to their specific talents and experience in the ever-evolving digital space.

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Science (AS) degree in Music. Musicians are creative professionals occupying many roles in today’s music industry, roles such as: composers, music therapists, professional performers, producers, teachers and engineers.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Radio and Television Broadcasting. Broadcasting is the practice of delivering audio and visual news and entertainment via mass media channels to a diverse audience; it is one of the largest sectors in the media industry and continues to evolve as a dynamic career path.

Criminal Justice

SUNY Adirondack offers both an Associate in Science (AS) degree in Criminal Justice: Police Science. The high demand for college-educated criminal justice officials makes the programs especially well suited for those seeking immediate employment.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers an Associate in Science (AS) degree in Criminal Justice: Substance Abuse Services. The high demand for college-educated criminal justice officials with a background in substance abuse services makes the program especially well suited for those seeking immediate employment.

 

Health Sciences

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

The Nursing Program is approved by the New York State Board of Education and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). This is a prestigious national accreditation that insures a rigorous and quality program of study with a 90.5% pass rate for students pursuing their RN license.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Physical Education Studies AS degree designed to help students transfer to a four-year college as a Physical Education major. The program prepares students to be effective communicators and leaders in the athletic teaching and coaching environments as well as introduces students to the basic concepts and career background of Physical Education. 

 

The Radiologic Technician program is designed to provide certified radiographers a path to advance in their field. The college will equate certification from a school of radiography to one year of transfer credit (30 credits), applicable in this program only.

 

Hospitality & Tourism

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Adventure Sports: Leadership and Management. Students will engage in outdoor education and expeditions to develop leadership, management and hands-on experience with outdoor adventure sports.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Culinary Arts with a focus on the scientific and artistic elements behind food and drink. Since culinary minds are constantly exploring and evolving the industry, students will find a wealth of career choices for trained chefs upon graduation.

The AOS in Culinary and Baking Arts is designed to prepare students for direct employment in the industry.  This degree compliments our current Culinary Arts AAS and Commercial Cooking certificate, and provides focused in-depth instruction and practice in the fundamentals of culinary and baking arts. 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Hospitality Management (HTMG) that instructs students on the fundamentals of a career in the service industry. Students in this program learn about the interdisciplinary studies involved in hospitality and tourism along with how effective management skills play into this multi-billion dollar industry.

 

Information Technology

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree and a professional certificate in Information Technology studies. Information Technology is the study of computers and telecommunications systems for storing, retrieving and exchanging the data that is the backbone of today’s digital workforce and economy.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Computer Networking through the renowned Cisco Academy. Computer Networking is the process of electronically linking two or more computing devices to exchange information through data connections.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in IT Cybersecurity. This degree in Technology is a uniquely multifaceted discipline that is in high demand and embedded into all facets of industry.

The IT Information Security (AS) degree is a flexible technology degree for a rapidly changing world. 

Liberal Arts

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Art (AA) degree in Humanities and Social Science as part of the Liberal Arts and Sciences track. The humanities and social science fields provide a diverse education spanning literature, philosophy, history, economics, fine arts, theatre and psychology. This program helps set a solid foundation for students to transfer to a four-year institution for their degree of choice.

At SUNY Adirondack, students can enroll in a two–year Liberal Arts Associate (AA) degree in Humanities and Social Science with an Anthropology Concentration.   Anthropology is the study of humankind in all of its facets.   Invaluable skills such as communication, critical thinking, and problem solving are at the core of the program and help students to see the diversity in cultures and peoples around the world.  The discipline utilizes a holistic approach that combines anthropological knowledge with information and skills from the related fields of sociology, biology, geology, political science, economics, geography, psychology and forensic science among a number of other disciplines.   Both humanistic and scientific orientations are used, or as Eric Wolf has commented, “anthropology is the most humanist of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.”

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a Studio Art Transfer Path in the Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science A.A. degree (LBAA).  Students will have the opportunity to focus on areas such as drawing, painting, two and three-dimensional design and art history.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Arts (AA) degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science, which allows students to choose classes in an Early Childhood/Childhood Education concentration to assist in transferring to a four-year SUNY school as an education major. 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Arts (AA) degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science, within which you may now choose classes in an English concentration to assist you in transferring to a four-year SUNY school as an English major. A particularly flexible degree path, the English concentration can be tailored to help you study literature, writing, or journalism, and is useful for students who would like to continue their education to develop careers in education, journalism, writing, human relations, editing, law, publishing, public relations, advertising, and other fields. Furthermore, an English concentration will help you develop the communication skills that most employers place at or near the top of their list of qualifications. 

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Liberal Associate in Art (AA) degree in Humanities and Social Science with a Political Science track. This track provides a diverse education spanning literature, philosophy, history, economics, fine arts, theatre and psychology, with a focus on Political Science. This program prepares students for further education and eventual careers in several fields such as: Law, Public Service, Social Work, Government, Public Relations, Politics, International Relations, Research, and Secondary Education. 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science AA degree with a Psychology Concentration. This concentration provides specific coursework which prepares students for transfer to a four-year school as a psychology major, or as a major in a related area. This course of study also makes use of knowledge from interconnected areas of study, including sociology, anthropology and biology.

SUNY Adirondack offers a Liberal Arts Humanities & Social Sciences: Individual Studies Associate in Science (AS) degree. The degree provides students great flexibility in designing a degree program to support their career and transfer goals with customized course selection.

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Science (AS) degree in Liberal Arts Humanities & Social Sciences: Individual Studies – Music Industry concentration to assist you in transferring to a four-year SUNY school as a Music Industry major. This program is directly aligned to support transfer to SUNY Oneonta or SUNY Fredonia, combining music and business coursework, with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Arts (AS) degree in Liberal Arts Humanities & Social Sciences: Individual Studies – Sport Management concentration to assist students in transferring to a four-year college. The degree path combines business and general education coursework to prepare students for transfer to obtain a Bachelor of Arts or Sciences from SUNY Cortland.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Science (AS) degree in Computer Science specifically geared toward transfer to a bachelor’s degree. Since businesses rely increasingly on computer and tech services, this practical program that merges theory and practice is ideal for students looking to join this rapidly advancing field.

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Electrical Technology. The program trains students in the maintenance, repair and building of electrical components and equipment. Electrical technicians are instrumental in the commercial, and institutional fields, and are highly sought after by most industries globally.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate of Science (AS) degree in Engineering Science, the integration of mathematical, engineering, and scientific principles to build structures and improve processes. Engineering Science is a broad field allowing for specialized concentrations in multiple disciplines to support industries around the world.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers the first year of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Environmental and Resource Conservation as part of the 1+1 program with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF).

SUNY Adirondack offers the first year of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Forest Technology as part of the 1+1 program with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF). Students who enjoy working outdoors, learning about forest ecology, and understanding the science behind natural resource management would find success with a career in Forestry.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers the first year of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Land Surveying Technology as part of the 1+1 program with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF).

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Science (AS) degree in Mathematics and Science as part of the Liberal Arts and Sciences track. The mathematics and science fields provide a diverse education spanning courses in biology, chemistry, earth science, engineering, physics and philosophy. This program helps set a solid foundation for students to transfer to a four-year institution for their degree of choice.

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate in Science (AS) degree in Mathematics and Science with a Biology concentration. This concentration provides a foundational education in the sciences with a focus on biology. This program awards a two-year AS degree and sets a solid base for students to transfer to a four-year institution. This program prepares students for further education and eventual careers in several fields such as: conservation scientist, environmental scientist, pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, nursing, veterinary medicine, medical technology, and secondary education.

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate in Science (AS) degree in Mathematics and Science with a Chemistry Concentration. This Concentration provides a foundational education in the sciences with a focus on Chemistry. This program awards a two-year AS degree and sets a solid base for students to transfer to a four-year institution. This program prepares students for further education and eventual careers in several fields such as: analytical chemist, chemical engineer, healthcare scientist (clinical biochemistry), forensic scientist, research scientist (physical sciences), toxicologist, pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, nursing, veterinary medicine, and secondary education. 

 

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate in Science (AS) degree in Mathematics and Science with a Mathematics Concentration. This Concentration provides a foundational education in the sciences with a focus on Mathematics. This program awards a two-year AS degree and sets a solid base for students to transfer to a four-year institution. This program prepares students for further education and eventual careers in several fields such as: actuarial science, operations research, biomathematics, cryptography, finance and secondary education.

SUNY Adirondack offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Mechatronics. The manufacturing industry is continually seeking qualified graduates to support expansion and remain competitive in a global environment. The Department of Labor data shows a 30% increase in employment openings for our Capital region in technicians and industrial mechanics. As the digital age continues, demand for knowledge of electro-mechanical systems is key for all manufacturing and manufacturing related industries.